Home decorating guide

Freshen up your living spaces with color, smart display, and strategies for maximizing style

14 key decorating strategies

Refresh your look with interior design tips you can use in any room

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Home decor: elements of display
Thomas J. Story

Strategy No. 9: Smart art display

Include tall and low elements throughout the room to keep your eye moving.

As a general rule, hang framed photos and art at eye level (or a bit higher if the ceilings are high). Keep in mind eye-level may be lower in a room designed for seating.

Here, a lipstick-red wall sets off black-and-white photos and a mix of collected treasures.


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